|Car and bike owners rev up your engines
April 12, 2006 at 10:44 am
On the banks of the Mississippi River in Vacherie is the setting for the River Parishes 1st Annual Car and Bike Show, featuring the music of Local Option 2, food, crafts, and a little piece of history...Oak Alley Plantation. The event is set for April 22 at 9 a.m.-- 4 p.m. (Rain date is May 13). Awards will include Top Ten, Best of Show, Best Interior, and Best Paint plus more. All entries will receive a dash plaque and an event T-shirt. For more information call 985-359-2562.
|Real Estate Transactions
April 12, 2006 at 10:32 am
•Lot 19 Fashion Plantation, Hahnville for $7,350 from Ralph Hymel to Mr. and Mrs. Brent Kelley on March 3.
•421 Oak Street, Hahnville for $125,000 from Mr. and Mrs. John Landry III to Mr. and Mrs. Timothy Bourgeois on Feb. 24.
•Lot 202 Union Drive, Hahnville for $55,000 from Mr. and Mrs. David Alfred Sr. to Mr. and Mrs. John Stevens on Feb. 24.
|A heap of trouble
April 12, 2006 at 10:26 am
Carriage Lane has long been an eye sore for some residents of Ormond Subdivision. In addition, Hurricane Katrina caused residents to evacuate their homes, leaving everything behind. In some cases, residents didn’t return. The street is now the home to several extensive large piles of debris, insulation, sheet rock, household trash and even abandoned automobiles.
|Ormond vehicles struck again
April 12, 2006 at 10:24 am
Several vehicles in Ormond Subdivision once again became targets for criminals. This time the perpetrators were thieves.
April 05, 2006 at 3:18 pm
In case you haven't noticed, there is a world-wide debate about what should happen to 400,000 plus frozen embryos currently in storage at in-vitro clinics. Evangelical Christians and Catholics believe that these embryos are human persons and deserve to be treated as such. "Every embryo is unique and genetically complete, like every other human being," they argue.
|Luling doctor pleads not guilty
April 05, 2006 at 3:12 pm
A Luling doctor, David Sampognaro, 44, was indicted by a grand jury on 21 counts possession of child pornography. According to St. Charles Parish District Attorney's Office, "The pornographic images were in the form of video and still photographs."
|Learning in the shadow of a great man
April 05, 2006 at 3:09 pm
At the grand opening of the parish's new middle school facility, R.K. Smith, the man for whom the building is named for was the centerpiece, celebrating the legacy of a tireless educator, Roland K. Smith.
|Pokey Chatman looks back and forward
April 05, 2006 at 3:07 pm
While events this weekend proved disappointing for the Lady Tigers, Ama's native daughter, Dana "Pokey" Chatman discussed the long road to success she has travelled, coming a long way since her days of Biddy Basketball.
|Victims’ Voices: Silent No More
April 05, 2006 at 3:06 pm
Once upon a time in America, to be a crime victim was to be a nameless, faceless entity. Victims were seldom informed of the status of their offenders or cases. They were often excluded from judicial processes affecting their lives unless they were witnesses. They seldom had input into the outcome of their cases, or into holding their offenders accountable.
|Voters to decide on hospital expansion
April 05, 2006 at 2:56 pm
On Monday, at the parish council, two measures were introduced simultaneously for St. Charles Parish Hospital, as a resolution was put forth and passed to hold a special election on July 15 for the hospital.
|New plant to boost economy in the area
April 05, 2006 at 2:56 pm
It's unusual to hear of a major company moving a plant from another state into Louisiana, as it's usually the other way around. For far too long, the state and the region has struggled to court business. Often the sight is business, industry and talented personnel leaving Louisiana for better opportunities.
|Katrina’s passed, let’s get a move on
April 05, 2006 at 2:54 pm
Attention To The Powers that be:
Now that Katrina is over in St. Charles Parish, let's get on with the necessities. Fourth Street and Milling Street are but two of the streets in Old Luling that are in terrible condition.
|Family says thanks for Parish’s warmth
April 05, 2006 at 2:51 pm
To The People Of St. Charles:
We, the Hitt Family, Ann, Al, Tazz and Zachary, want to say how grateful we are for everything that the community has done for us.
|Levees no match for restoration
April 05, 2006 at 2:50 pm
The state and federal government will get more bang for their bucks by paying for coastal restoration, rather than building levees.
|Local dentist honored
April 05, 2006 at 2:48 pm
Boutte dentist Dr. Peter L. Glaser received the Distinguished Service Award from the Louisiana Dental Association (LDA) during its 126th Annual Session on March 25 at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Baton Rouge, La.
|Expo sends students into the future
April 05, 2006 at 2:45 pm
Career Connections, an expo that showed area high school students what happens when their education experience hits the real world, was held March 23 at Hahnville High School.
|Dow to build a plant in Hahnville
April 05, 2006 at 2:44 pm
The Dow Chemical Company Biocides business has announced plans to build a new, integrated Vinyl Methyl Ether (VME) facility at St. Charles Operations in Hahnville, La., which will replace the existing VME capacity manufactured in South Charleston, W.Va.
|Altitude challenge draws record crowd
April 05, 2006 at 2:40 pm
Record crowds came out on April 1 to watch or participate in this year's Valero/United Way Bridge Run/Walk.
Participants were rewarded at the end with fabulous food and drink and live music as well as entertainment for the kids.
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Dead fish are secret behind fast cypress tree growth - 951 views
Over the past six years, a local couple has been transplanting saplings into the neutral ground of their Luling street and using fish remains to make the trees grow healthy and tall.